Police searching for would-be robber in Forest Park

FOREST PARK, OH (FOX19) - Police are searching for a man who they say tried to rob a Forest Park hotel on Sunday morning.

According to police, an unidentified black man walked into the Days Inn in Forest Park armed with a handgun and demanded cash from the clerk at the front desk.

When the clerk couldn't find the key, the suspect took her into the back room and told her to stay there for 10 minutes. On his way out, the suspect took money and credit cards from a hotel guest. He then left the scene on foot.

Police say the suspect is a black male around 6 feet tall with a medium build. He was last seen wearing jeans, a striped shirt, black hoodie, and a ski mask.

If you know anything about the suspect's whereabouts, contact Forest Park Police at (513) 595-5220.

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